Beginning Wheel-Throwing 1 – Sept/Oct 2017

Beginning Wheel-Throwing 1 – Sept/Oct 2017

Thursdays, September 28, October 5, 12, and 26,  2017 (4 classes)

6:00pm – 7:30pm

Ages: 16+

Fee: $98 + $5 clay

Instructor: Sara Bowen

Learn to make pots on the potter’s wheel! Slam your prepared clay onto the wheel, start the wheel spinning, and learn to let your hands form a bowl. After drying a bit, we’ll trim excess clay from the bottom of your pot. After drying a bit more, your pieces will go into the kiln and turn from dirt to stone. Learn the basics of glazing, and after a second firing, you’ll have a shiny, durable ceramic vessel, handmade by you–and the basic skills to create more pots!

This introductory class is for adults who either have not worked on the potter’s wheel before, or who want more instruction at the beginner’s level. The class can be taken more than once to continue practicing your throwing technique; we’ll go over the basic steps each class, but your pots can grow every time! The fee for this class is for four sessions, each 1.5 hours long, meeting once per week. Clay can be purchased in our studio on the first day of class (6lb for $5). We also ask that you bring an apron and a towel large enough to drape across your lap.

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Designbyhart Pottery Studio and Gallery.  2211 Seminole Dr. #2009, Huntsville, AL 35805 Map/Directions 256-339-6432